Jets awarded tackle Wesley Johnson off waivers from Steelers, signing Josh Thomas

The New York Jets were awarded offensive tackle Wesley Johnson off waivers from the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Johnson is a former Vanderbilt standout.

He worked out before the draft for New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick.

The Jets are also signing cornerback Josh Thomas with Dee Milliner out for the season.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.